07:30 Newscast, December 1st, 2016

In 2017, OPEC members will slow their crude oil production by 1.2 million barrels a day in an attempt to reduce the abundant supply. Jeff Palermo has more…:
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The FBI has issued a release announcing the arrest of 28-year-old Joel Michael Guy Jr. of Baton Rouge who allegedly murdered and cut up his parents at the victims’ home in Tennessee. They say when the suspect visited his parents over Thanksgiving, an altercation allegedly ensued over finances. Police say Guy Jr. allegedly killed and dismembered his parents. He is awaiting extradition to Tennessee.

The topic of raising the state’s gas tax is expected to come up today during a meeting of the Transportation Task Force – charged with coming up with ways to improve Louisiana’s roads and bridges. State Rep. Kenny Havard, who chairs House Transportation, says another funding option is a one-cent per gallon refinery tax, which will lessen the burden on Louisiana residents…:
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He says it remains to be seen where they go with how much, if at all, to raise the state’s gas tax.

If you’re worried about packing on pounds eating holiday meals, Exercise Researcher with LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center Dr. Neil Johannsen says staying active is key…:
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He says watching the food you eat over the next month can help, like eating higher protein foods.